For anyone wanting to speak with a Cabinet Minister -- money talks
You need financial clout if you want to open doors in our corridors of power, writes Jody Corcoran
THE involvement of Fine Gael in what has been called the biggest political/corporate scandal in the history of the State remains deeply troubling and should be ventilated in greater detail than it has been to date.
Indeed, Fine Gael seems to be emerging from the controversy not only with its reputation intact but, incredibly, with its image as the party of probity almost enhanced.
Last week the main Government party was basking in the glow of headlines to the effect that Enda Kenny had "promised" to sever the links between politics and business and had "vowed" to restore public confidence in government.